The Crafts Council Nederland organized the second Crafts Campus in Wilhelminaoord (Holland) during the 12th – 17th July 2017 for fashion and design students, professionals, folders and anyone who wants to develop their skills. In this short, intensive course received a lot of knowledge of Chinese traditional techniques and new applications like by the Miao […]
The second day of the Zhen Xian Bao conference in Rotterdam. Main subjects: China travel experience, Zhen Xian Bao variations, concepts and embroidery. Renée Brilleman presented her travel experience in Guizhou and the local paper making factory, Paula Versnick presented her non glued alternative to Zhen Xian Bao. Joan Sallas explained about the Chinese folding […]
The first day of the Zhen Xian Bao conference in Rotterdam. Main subjects: paper & paper making. Marieke de Hoop taught about the qualities of paper required to fold the Zhen Xian Bao and Ien Rappoldt taught about how the South Chinese ethnic national groups Miao & Dong make paper to fold the Zhen Xian […]
Laura Rozenberg’s First Class: November 4th, Buenos, Aires, Argentina
I gave this class twice in Buenos Aires last year. One was in November 2015, at Origamiteca, a small and delightful shop with a workshop attached and the second one in December 2015 in Daiwa, a Japanese center. Eleven people attended the course at Origamiteca and 18 at Daiwa. It is an amazing number of […]
Joan taught a group of refugees Afghans (under 18) who recently arrived in Weimar.
Since the last wave of refugees arrived, origami teachers in Freiburg in Breisgau, Hamburg, Dresden, Berlin, Salzburg and Weimar used origami as activity to help the newcomers with integration. It has helped to coordination with them, to exchange experiences, ideas and projects. If you are active in folding work with refugees, please let us know […]
Joan Sallas recently taught in the Cor de Maria School in Blanes (Catalonia, about 80 km north of Barcelona). He ran three folding workshops with each group consisting of 250 children! Marieke De Hoop presented her Orikadabra theatre show. As you can see from the charming images, it was a great success.